Information will move 500 times faster by 2034, providing the means for cloud-based advice services to take a major slice of the legal market
From a firm’s culture to the nuts and bolts of service delivery and business performance, it all stems from how you choose to manage your partners
If we see devolved government in the UK following the Scottish referendum it is likely to benefit businesses in all areas
Law firm leaders must show a high degree of self-awareness in managing partner dissatisfaction or their firms could be at risk
Following the record-setting IPO of Alibaba, Jack Ma is now a global business icon.
US and UK firms routinely deride the market Down Under. Here’s why Australians deserve more respect
An IP crackdown is needed to safeguard and develop the £70bn contribution the creative industries make to the UK economy
The financial crisis has led to a new working environment and that means firms must make difficult decisions on how they work if they want to survive
Why is lawyers’ pay so high? Not because it benefits the business, say the stats
Behind the Law
The new firm will adopt Charles Russell’s career structure, while its associate training scheme will be re-examined and developed.
Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has become the latest firm to aim for an improvement in the number of women making partner.
M&A is a high-risk business where there are many motivations to drop a deal beyond crunching the figures. In this last week alone, three major international deals have pulled the plug – but how is this instability affecting the legal market?
The Leadership Interview
Tomorrow, on 1 November, the global legal market will usher in its newest member - the newly-merged Charles Russell Speechlys.
In his 14 years at the helm of Weil Gotshal & Manges’ London office, Mike Francies has overseen a wealth of change, watching the office transform from a private equity and structured finance focused outfit into a broader beast.